Nevada Geographic
 Information Society


NGIS promotes professionalism, cooperation, mutual assistance and sharing of
knowledge and experience related to the advancement of geographic information
and spatial data technologies within the state of Nevada.

Nevada State College

Nevada State College (NSC) invites applications for a part-time instructor to teach the in-person lecture and lab component of Geographic Information System for Environmental Management course. We seek faculty who are enthusiastic about teaching. Applications will be considered on an as-needed basis determined by course availability. Department chairs will contact applicants when a position in their area becomes available. Adjunct faculty members are compensated at the rate of $1,000 per credit hour for lecture and $1,727 per credit hour for lab. Courses range from 1-4 credits.

About Nevada State College: Founded in 2002, NSC is a four-year public college located on a developing 512-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada (adjacent to Las Vegas). Our faculty and staff members enjoy the rare opportunity to mold the college as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Southern Nevada. NSC emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary student support, evidence-based practices, and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all departments across campus.

NSC serves approximately 4,900 students who are highly diverse and largely under served--a majority of our students are first-generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students. We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact on developing our young institution.

Core Responsibilities: Design course materials (syllabus, lectures, assignments, exams, etc.) Teach an in-person section • Utilize training sessions/materials to master the use of Canvas, NSC's learning management system • Maintain regular communication with students, adjunct coordinator, and department chair • Teaching, mentoring and advising students. • There is potential for collaboration with other faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in one of the following fields or a related field: Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or a related field. • Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, educational excellence, and mentoring undergraduate students. • Effective interpersonal, communication, and technology skills. • An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credentials.

For additional information contact Laura Rosales at:
Laura Rosales Lagarde, PhD Assistant Professor
Environmental & Resource Science
Office 702.992.2631 | Mobile 575.418.9480 |

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